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‘I’m Bringing My Whole Self to This Race’: Trans Activist Sarah McBride Wins Delaware State Senate Primary

If elected, McBride would join a handful of other transgender legislators around the country but would be the first transgender state senator.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable discussion with veterans, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Scientific American Is Endorsing a Presidential Candidate for the First Time in 175 Years

“The evidence and the science show that Donald Trump has badly damaged the U.S. and its people—because he rejects evidence and science. That is why we urge you to vote for Joe Biden, who is offering fact-based plans to protect our health, our economy and the environment."

The writer, a student at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, says she's telling her story so eligible voters will appreciate the import of their vote this fall.
I’m Not Eligible to Vote. That’s Why I Work To Make Sure Others Do.

An immigrant living in NC says her father is the only family member eligible to vote, so she makes sure others know what’s at stake.

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EXCLUSIVE: New Poll Shows Texas Democrat Donna Imam Only Six Points Behind Rep. John Carter

A new poll finds incumbent Texas Republican Rep. John Carter leading Democratic challenger Donna Imam by only six points.

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New Book: Trump Knew How Dangerous Virus Was in February but Admitted to Downplaying It Anyway

"I wanted to always play it down," Trump reportedly said in an interview with journalist Bob Woodward. "I still like playing it down, because I don't want to create a panic."

President Donald Trump leaves a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020.
Wisconsin Vets Sound Off on Trump’s ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ Comments

President denies reports corroborated by multiple outlets.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., talks about her meeting with the family of Jacob Blake during a tour of the IBEW 494 training facility Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Harris and Pence Visited Wisconsin. Harris Met Jacob Blake’s Family. Pence Didn’t Say His Name.

The Democratic vice presidential nominee made her first in-person campaign trail stop in Wisconsin, where she visited Blake's family and met with union workers to mark Labor Day.